Deciphering truth from the tales surrounding fire marks (the metal badges that identified various fire departments or brigades) can be tricky, until now. Robert M. Shea and the Fire Mark Circle of the Americas take you inside the truth.
For Forrest Mendenhall, the son of a dairy farmer who found his calling amidst the bid callers back in the day, life has been a true adventure of living and learning — something he continues to share with each new batch of students.
In its 28 years of operation, Cameron Clay Products of Cameron, W. Va., produced some amazing American art pottery.
PBS is dishing up an extra helping of kitchen nostalgia every week during its hit show “Downton Abbey.” The fresh attention on antique kitchen wares is turning up the heat in the kitchenalia market, as people flock to antiques shops and shows to accent their kitchens and collections with pieces of the past.
With summer show preparations underway at The Big Red Barn in Round Top, Texas, promoters and vendors alike are hoping to see a repeat of the type of success they enjoyed during the winter show.
From Mickey Mouse to John Wayne, vintage movie posters are an entertaining investment, and in this excerpt from 'Warman's Antiques & Collectibles 2014, written by editor Noah Fleisher, you'll learn just how good of an investment and why.
Long past its prime, but not yet faded into the mists of history, the drive-in movie theater marks its 80th anniversary June 6, 2013 - as Antique Trader contributor Jamie Brotherton casts the spotlight on this true American icon.
In an Antique Trader exclusive, Asian arts expert Melody Amsel-Arieli, takes you on an exploration of the popular and rarely seen late Qing Dynasty objets d'art.
Certified Appraiser Dr. G. Marchelos digs into the source of an Antique Trader subscriber's unique painting and uncovers the truth behind the 'Helen Keller' art.
It's been 68 years since the Lornita milk glass story began, and just as it did then, these hand-painted pieces charm generation after generation of collectors.